Fivefingers Shoes

Anyone tried them?

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26/06/2006 at 17:12
I think with the addition of some black wool they would indeed look like gorilla feet!! as I said - they look very odd when you look down at your feet when wearing them............

and - not that much protection I have to say - the vibram does come under the toes but fabric covers the tops...........so you still need to be careful..............I am used to wandering around barefoot at home (and in the office) so I guess I am automatically in defence mode to stubbing.........
28/06/2006 at 13:12
cool thanks FB.
30/06/2006 at 15:27
online outlet for these - limited size choice!!

Lizard Factory Outlet
01/07/2006 at 07:33
I can't get the link to work....

Is it just me? :(
27/10/2006 at 13:14
http://factoryoutlet.lizardfootwear.com/ works...


I cant find anywhere UK based that sells them online...can anyone help?
MB.
27/10/2006 at 13:27
Wow cool!


How are you getting on with these FB?
27/10/2006 at 13:52
I've given up online and found a last pair in a local blacks. They're out of season now :(
29/10/2006 at 11:20
Are they washable? or you'd have to wear those equally crazy toe socks with them. And bad luck if you've morton's toe!

Don't look suitable for running, where's the medial arch support, unless you're really light and neutral..

They look fun though and I am tempted (one can never have too many pairs of sports shoes)
15/02/2007 at 12:01
Has anyone actually done any running in these then I have three pairs and find them really comfy and wear them as much as i can but have yet to dare wear them to the running club training sessions.
10/04/2007 at 15:42
Anyone seen the 2 new versions on the vibramfivefingers web site, the sprint seem like they will be much more suited to running, must confess I haven't used the ones I bought last year (classic) for running or even worn them much at all, just dug them out yesterday to start getting my inbetween toes used to them. Still wearing vivo barefoot for day to day and either wearing h street or nb rc230's (xc replicas) for road running and mountain bear gladiators for off road running.
17/04/2007 at 10:23
Well spotted, moor man. They do look interesting, though I expect it will be hard to source them in the UK.

Perhaps if anyone is near one of these shops?

http://www.vibramjustforme.com/info/shops/uk.html
17/04/2007 at 10:38
Chaos, I had an e-mail last year from lizardfootwear that gave me the local distributor e-mail address and a list of Blacks shops that were stocking them.
info@adventure-equipment.co.uk
Blacks CHELMSFORD Unit 2B The Meadows CM2 6FD 01245 290533
Blacks LIVERPOOL 18 Whitechapel, Liverpool L1 6DS 0151 2361487
Blacks MANCHESTER (Fort) Unit 28, The Fort Retail Park, Cheetham Hill M8 8EP 0161 833 0361
Blacks NORTHAMPTON (Riverside) 21 Fairground Way, Riverside Business Park NN3 9HU 01604 409842
Blacks ROMFORD* Unit 6A The Brewery, Romford RM1 1AU 01708 740549
Blacks TAMWORTH Unit H Ventura Retail Park B78 3JD 01827 314094
Blacks TELFORD Unit 12 The Forge Retail Park Colliers Way TF3 4AG 01952 292085
Blacks WEST THURROCK Unit A5 Lakeside Retail Park, West Thurrock RM2 03ZA 01708 864210
17/04/2007 at 10:48
http://www.lizard-power-grip.com/shop_listprod.asp?L=3&Dep_id=43
I think the sprint work out about £78 with delivery!
05/10/2007 at 21:57

Ooooh! There's a new pair in the UK on eeBay currently at 1p (well £6 inc postage)!

Mine mine mine...

 ... but they're not my size


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